The table below looks at the statistics for Frame Relay skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Frame Relay
Rank 572 566 537
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 23 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.008% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.058% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Frame Relay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Frame Relay Jobs Demand Trend in England

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Trend in England

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Histogram in England

Frame Relay
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region.

Frame Relay Hourly Rate Trend in England

Frame Relay
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 9 £325 -
South East -6 6 £265 -
South West -7 3 £350 +7.69%
East of England - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £383 -
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Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Frame Relay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Frame Relay.

1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (80.56%) CCNP
4 26 (72.22%) ATM
5 24 (66.67%) WAN
6 22 (61.11%) LAN
6 22 (61.11%) MPLS
7 18 (50.00%) CCNA
7 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (50.00%) VPN
8 15 (41.67%) ISDN
8 15 (41.67%) Internet
9 13 (36.11%) OSPF
9 13 (36.11%) BGP
10 12 (33.33%) Wireless
11 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
11 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
11 11 (30.56%) Juniper
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (25.00%) Migration
13 9 (25.00%) CCDP
14 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
14 8 (22.22%) Firewall
14 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
14 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
14 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (19.44%) Degree

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Frame Relay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Frame Relay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) ATM
2 24 (66.67%) WAN
3 22 (61.11%) LAN
3 22 (61.11%) MPLS
4 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (50.00%) VPN
5 15 (41.67%) ISDN
5 15 (41.67%) Internet
6 13 (36.11%) OSPF
6 13 (36.11%) BGP
7 12 (33.33%) Wireless
8 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (22.22%) Firewall
10 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (19.44%) DSL
11 7 (19.44%) Extranet
12 6 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) IP Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Support
6 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Hardware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.33%) IVR
6 2 (5.56%) Handset
6 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.89%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) Network Management
5 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Lisp
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (80.56%) CCNP
3 18 (50.00%) CCNA
4 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) CCDP
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) CCIE
7 4 (11.11%) BC Cleared
8 3 (8.33%) MCSE
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.33%) CCVP
9 1 (2.78%) CCDA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Juniper
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) NetQoS
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) BT
6 2 (5.56%) Brocade
6 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Compaq
7 1 (2.78%) IBM